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Background Designer - Marvel Studios Animation

Marvel Entertainment

Burbank, CA 08-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the World through incredible characters like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre by building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our characters, worlds and stories.

Marvel Studios Animation is hiring.

This is an IATSE 839 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

The Background Designer will work closely with the production designer and art director to visually explore and design all aspects of a Feature Quality Animated TV series which may include sets, locations, props, visual effects, color and overall style.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Collaborate with Directors to translate the creative vision from start to finish. This is done through the use of drawings and paintings (including rough sketches, cleaned up renderings, digital imagery).
• Create environment concepts, drawings, color scripts, color keys, lighting studies, mood paintings and production call out sheets.
• Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines.
• Resolve design problems with creative supervisors.
• Ensure all deadlines are met.
• Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
• Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and saved appropriately.
• Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
• Be available for questions until your department's shipment is complete.
• If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must exhibit a mastery of drawing, design, perspective, composition, painting, lighting and color theory.
• Must be comfortable working in a variety of styles, especially realistically proportioned style and scale.
• Areas of expertise to include one or more of the following: set/location/props design; special effects design, color keys.
• A solid understanding of 2D to 3D translations and hands-on use of 2D or 3D tools in your design process is helpful.
• Able to creatively problem solve.
• S trong time management skills.
• The ability to work well in a fast paced production environment under pressure.
• Self-motivated, good communication skills, and a great team player with a can-do attitude.
• Working knowledge of software and hardware including Photoshop, Cintiq. Knowledge of Maya is a plus but not required.

About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

This position is with Marvel Film Productions LLC, which is part of a business we call Marvel Studios.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqq6ox-44-201-68-86-42 in your application.